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Linaclotide Coupon - Linaclotide 145mcg capsule
Linaclotide

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LINACLOTIDE is used to treat irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) with constipation as the main problem. It may also be used for relief of chronic constipation. Compare GC-C agonists.
Linaclotide Coupon - Linaclotide 145mcg capsule
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Linaclotide Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor for regular check ups. Tell your doctor if your symptoms do not get better or if they get worse.

Diarrhea is a common side effect of this medicine. It often begins within 2 weeks of starting this medicine. Stop taking this medicine and call your doctor if you get severe diarrhea.

Stop taking this medicine and call your doctor or go to the nearest hospital emergency room right away if you develop unusual or severe stomach-area (abdominal) pain, especially if you also have bright red, bloody stools or black stools that look like tar.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Abdominal or stomach pain

severe diarrhea

Less common

Heartburn

loss of appetite

nausea

vomiting

weakness

Rare

Bleeding from the rectum

bloody, black, or tarry stools

confusion

cough

decreased urination

difficulty swallowing

dizziness

dry mouth

fainting

fast heartbeat

hives or welts, itching, or skin rash or redness

increase in heart rate

itching

lightheadedness

loss of bowel control

puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips or tongue

rapid breathing

shortness of breath

sunken eyes

thirst

tightness in chest

unusual tiredness or weakness

wrinkled skin

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Body aches or pain

chills

ear congestion

excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines

fever

full or bloated feeling

headache

loss of voice

passing gas

sneezing

sore throat

stuffy or runny nose

Less common

Acid or sour stomach

belching

indigestion

pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones

pressure in the stomach

stomach discomfort or upset

swelling of abdominal or stomach area

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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